—Photography by Sarah Boyum
When it comes to fashion design in Colorado, getting started isn’t a problem; getting bigger is. Just ask Elisabeth Delehaunty. In 1996, Delehaunty founded Elisabethan, a line of tops, dresses, and skirts made from recycled fabrics that became popular with boutiques such as Boulder’s Jacque...
—Courtesy of Drew Carlson
With deer and elk hunting season on the horizon, the five rifle lanes at BluCore Shooting Center in Lakewood—the only 100-yard lanes open to the public in the state—are busy. Here, hunters can zero their rifle scopes (essentially centering them for better accuracy) and work on their aim, both...
—Courtesy of Eco Vessel
We all know drinking water is good for us—and thanks to Boulder-based Eco Vessel’s recently released Surf water bottle collection, now it’s also good for the world. One percent of each Surf bottle purchase benefits Denver nonprofit Water For People, which has been working to provide clean...
—Courtesy of Suit Supply
Est. December 2013
The French know style, and this spacious boutique with imported “vêtements” for boys and girls ages one month to 12 years is proof that even their kids out-dress us. We love the uncluttered displays: tidy cubbies stocked with preppy collared shirts...
A new ceramics studio being built in Breck.
—Image courtesy of Liam Doran
For some, an ideal high-country getaway involves more fireside cozying than slopeside shredding. Mellow mountain-goers—and thrill-seekers in need of some downtime—now have a lot more options, courtesy of Breckenridge’s recently expanded arts district. The $8.2 million renovation project—13 years in...
—Courtesy of Deni Béchard
Even for the most adventurous, Afghanistan isn’t an obvious place for a mountain biking trip—particularly for women, who aren’t generally allowed to ride bicycles in the country. Those who flout the Middle Eastern taboo open themselves up to insults and even attacks. But that didn’t stop...
—Photograph by Raul J. Garcia
Face paint, foam-wrapped mascots, expletive-laced cheers—college football is underway, and so are the raucous displays of school pride we’ve come to expect every fall. But at the corner of Sherman Street and 17th Avenue downtown sits a quieter, more refined homage to higher education: the ...
—Image courtesy of iStockphoto
St. Mary’s Glacier
One of your best bets for year-round snow in Colorado lies nine miles north of Idaho Springs at the end of Fall River Road. Park ($5) and hike about a mile beyond the lot on a moderate rocky trail with views of the 13,000-foot James Peak, and you’ll hit St. Mary’s Glacier, a...